Macao’s Market Information and Operational Costs

Water Meter Rental

Meter SizeMonthly Meter Rental
MillimetresInchesMOP
15-2000.5-82.69-462.85

 

New Meter Installation Fees (First Installation)

Meter Size

Millimetres

Installation Fee for Each Meter

MOP

15-20090.00-470.00

 

Domestic Water Usage

TiersConsumption (m³/2 months)Tariff (MOP/m³)
1st Tier28 or below4.48
2nd Tier29 to 605.18
3rd Tier61 to 796.04
4th Tier80 or above7.27

 

Non-domestic Water Usage

UsersSectorsTariff (MOP/m³)
General usersBusiness, government buildings, schools, hospitals, associations and others6.04
Special usersGaming industry, hotels, saunas, golf-courses, construction, public-infrastructures and other temporary consumption7.75

Source: Macao Water Supply Company Limited (April 2022)

 

Electricity Tariff (Electric power: 220V)

Group AMOP

Monthly Demand

• Subscribed demand up to 3.4 kVA

• Subscribed demand from 3.4 to 6.9 kVA

• Subscribed demand above 6.9 kVA

8.224

18.796

3.372 / kVA

Electricity Rate

• Unit rate

0.963 / kWh
Group BMOP
Monthly Demand19.797 or 21.484/ kW

Active Energy per kWh (one unit)

• Full-load hours

• Low-load hours

0.874

0.767

Reactive Energy calculated per kWh

• Full-load hours

• Low-load hours

0.348

0.116

  1. Tariff Group A is applicable to customers using electricity supplied by the low-voltage network (230/400 V) under the following conditions:
  • With a subscribed demand of up to 69 kVA; or
  • With a subscribed demand of over 69 kVA if not included in tariff groups B and C.

2.   Tariff Group B is applicable to customers using electricity supplied by the medium or low voltage network, with a subscribed demand of no less than 69 kVA and a monthly consumption of no less than 10,000 kWh.

Source: Companhia de Electricidade de Macau – CEM, S.A. (April 2022)

 

Office and Industrial Premise Transaction Prices

Average Price of Industrial / Commercial / Residential Buildings (Q4 2021)

Unit: MOP / Gross floor area (m2)

 For SaleFor Rent
Industrial unit37,660-48,42065-75
Commercial unit/office64,560-96,840151-344
Shop107,600-1,076,000215-2,152
Residential unit69,940-96,84075-140

Source: Macao Association of Building Contractors and Developers 

 

Average Price per Square Meter of Saleable Area by Major Districts (Full-Year 2021)

Unit: MOP / Saleable area (m2)

Statistical DistrictAverage Price of Saleable Area (m2)
Office units106,137
   ZAPE86,353
   NAPE & Nam Van Lake new reclamation zone113,213
   Central100,942
   Nam Van Lake, Sai Van Lake and Penha Hill119,013
Industrial units52,105

Source: Private Sector Construction and Real Estate Transactions from the Statistics and Census Service of the Macao SAR Government

 

Other Reference Information

Macao Shipping Information

 20 ft (MOP)40 ft (MOP)Shipping Time (Day)
Hong Kong, China3,2505,3001
Singapore12,50023,0005
Yokohama (Japan)11,00022,0007
Sydney (Australia)37,50074,00014
New York (United States)110,000140,00020
Seattle (United States)100,000111,00020
Toronto (Canada)73,00096,00025
Vancouver (Canada)71,00086,00020
Montreal (Canada)75,50096,00025
Rotterdam (Netherlands)76,000123,00025
Lisbon (Portugal)82,000135,00035

Note: CY-CY service; Macao fuel surcharge: MOP103/20’, MOP206/40’

 

Cargo

MOP

Cubic metre (Macao to Hong Kong)

88

Cubic metre (Hong Kong to Macao)

165

20 ft. container

3,250

40 ft. container

5,300

Note: CY-CY service; Macao fuel surcharge: MOP 15/CBM ft., MOP 103/20 ft., MOP 206/40 ft.

Passenger Transport between HK and Macao

MOP

Minimum

142

Maximum

200

Source: Macau Shipping & Logistics Association (October 2021)

 

Median Monthly Salary of Employees in Macao by Occupation (2021)

OccupationMOP
Administrators and managers35,000
Professionals44,600
Technicians and associate professionals25,000
Clerks18,300
Service and sales workers12,000
Craftsmen and similar workers15,000
Unskilled workers6,700

 

Median Monthly Salary of Employees in Macao by Industry (2021)

IndustryMOP
Manufacturing12,000
Electricity, gas & water supply29,500
Construction15,000
Wholesale & retail trade13,000
Hotels, restaurants & similar activities11,800
Transport, storage & communications15,000
Financial industry21,000
Real estate & commercial activities10,000
Public administration & social security44,600
Education25,300
Health & social welfare23,000
Recreational, cultural, gaming & other services19,000
Domestic work4,500

Note: Salaries varied by industries, experience and qualifications. The data is for reference only.

Source: Employment Survey 2021 from the Statistics and Census Service of the Macao SAR Government